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Exploring The Illusion Of Free Will

Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced, written, and hosted by George Ortega, is an on-going weekly television series about of our unconscious, causal human will. The half-hour shows are recorded in the studio of the White Plains, New York Public Access Cable Television Channels (Verizon 45 and Cablevision 76), and premiered on January 6, 2011. All episodes have been donated to the public domain, and are immediately available for royalty-free broadcast and distribution over the Internet, and by public access, college, and commercial television stations anywhere in the world.
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In this first episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on November 27, 2010, I describe how I came to understand that our human will is causal and unconscious rather than free.
Topics: free will, determinism, causality, cause and effect, causal consciousness
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Please note that, as a cognitive psychologist, the author fully appreciates the power of repetition in facilitating the comprehension and integration of information, and unabashedly leads the reader through extensive review of the work's major themes and concepts. George Ortega's brilliant and compelling book, Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, is likely to become an historic document. Where earlier attempts by relatively few authors have thus far failed to convince the global public that...
Topics: free will, determinism, causality, cause and effect, causal consciousness
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Hosted by George Ortega and Enel, this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on October 12, 2012, reviews neurologist Sam Harris's March 2012 landmark book Free Will. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on August 9, 2011, George Ortega describes British philosopher Galen Strawson's refutation of free will based on a logical extension of the principle that nothing can be the cause of itself.
Topics: free will, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on August 10,2012, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel discuss how society's overcoming the illusion of free will would lead to a more intelligent, effective, and compassionate criminal justice system. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way. For a complete...
Topics: free will, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on 04-18-11, I describe change as the basic process in our universe, and explain how because this process requires causality, free will is therefore impossible.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on July 02, 2011, George Ortega explains how our universe evolves moment by moment in a completely causal way, and because our human will cannot escape that causality, free will must be impossible.
Topics: free will, causal will, cause and effect, causality, causation, determinism, predeterminism, human...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on April 12, 2012, producer and host George Ortega explains why interpretations of quantum mechanics that conclude quantum mechanics to be unpredictable, or acausal, do not thereby present any opportunity for our human will to be free. Causality is, in fact, the fundamental process in the universe. Causality is so fundamental to nature that no change can happen without it. Furthermore, even if reality did have random (in the sense...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on August 23, 2011, George Ortega revisits the central theme of causality, and how it refutes any, and all, arguments for a free will.
Topics: free will, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosts George, Nomi, and John talk with guest Dr. Kurt Johnson define what we mean when we use the term free will, and explore the concept as a way of showing it to be incoherent and impossible. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way. For a complete description of how...
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Please note that, as a cognitive psychologist, the author fully appreciates the power of repetition in facilitating the comprehension and integration of information, and unabashedly leads the reader through extensive review of the work's major themes and concepts. George Ortega's brilliant and compelling book, Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, is likely to become an historic document. Where earlier attempts by relatively few authors have thus far failed to convince the global public that...
Topics: causal will, causal consciousness, causality, cause and effect, free will
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on August 9, 2011, George Ortega addresses a common mistake many philosophers make in concluding that because determinism at the quantum level is not subject to accurate prediction via classical mechanics, that this process is therefore somehow acausal.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, George Ortega describes the state-by-state evolution of the universe as the most accurate and comprehensive cause of all phenomena, including human acts.
Topics: free will, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on January 12, 2012, producer and host George Ortega explains why his popularizing unconscious will is even more of a scientific achievement than Freud's popularizing the concept of the unconscious.
Topics: “free will”, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause...
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In this Episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, Tarl Warwick addresses the commonly accepted understanding of God as omniscient, and explains why this divine attribute makes free will impossible. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way. For a complete description of how Ortega spearheaded the huge buzz about free...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, producer, writer and host George Ortega presents an original two step refutation of any and all arguments for a free will that relies on the fact that both causality and randomness make free will impossible.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on November 27, 2010, I explain how our world's overcoming the illusion of free will would represent a major evolutionary leap in human consciousness, and describe how this change would play out personally and societally.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on April 25, 2011, George Ortega explains why a partially free will, or some of our decisions being freely willed, is impossible.
Topics: free will, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on April 26, 2011, producer and host George Ortega goes through some of the ways that life can become better by understanding the causal nature of human will.
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Hosted by George Ortega and Enel, this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on October 12, 2012, reviews neurologist Sam Harris's March 2012 landmark book Free Will. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on May 3, 2011, George Ortega explains how causality as the basic universal process makes free will impossible, and if there were such a thing as true randomness, in the sense of "uncaused," that would also prohibit free will.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on April 25, 2011, George Ortega explains why the concept of "free will" is internally inconsistent and illogical, and thus a human free will can in no way be possible.
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In this episode of the cable television show Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, George Ortega explains why we can never have done otherwise, and if we could have, the act would still have been causally, not freely, willed.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded December 1, 2011, producer and host George Ortega explains how we can actually create a blame-free world by overcoming the illusion of free will.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/30/13, producer George Ortega distinguishes between the concepts of determinism and causality as they apply to human will. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage,...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on September 14, 2012, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel describe why our world transcending the illusion of free will amounts to a new causal consciousness for our species. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way. For a complete description of how Ortega...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free will, taped on July 26, 2011, George Ortega explains that because the processing center(s) and data upon which we base our every decision reside in our unconscious, free will is absolutely impossible.
Topics: free will, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on May 3, 2011, George Ortega explains the significance of humanity fully understanding that our wills are causal.
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In this excellent episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on January 12. 2012 producer and host George Ortega explains how the belief in hell requires a prior belief in free will.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosts George and Nomi discuss with guest John Davis what the process of causality means, and why cause and effect make free will impossible. http://www.causalconsciousness.com Exploring the Illusion of Free Will - the first, and only, television program about the causal nature of human will. The world's first, (already successful) initiative to popularize the refutation of free will to help create a blame-free, guilt-free, arrogance-free...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, George Ortega talks with White Plains native and producer of the television program Winbrook Pride, Darryl Jenkins, about our human will.
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In this episode of the television series Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, producer and host George Ortega explains that consciousness is a tool for awareness, not decisions. Decisions are all made at the level of the unconscious, and as such, free will is clearly impossible. This episode was taped on November 7, 2011.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on February 7, 2012, producer, writer, and host George Ortega describes how we can understand our universe from a personal perspective by equating God with the Universe, and thereby understand that God's will must be as compelled as that of we humans.
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Hosted by George Ortega and Enel, and recorded October 12, 2012, this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will reviews neurologist and New York Times bestselling author Sam Harris's March 2012 landmark book Free Will The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on January 27, 2012, producer and host George Ortega explains why there is no true randomness in nature, and how universal causality makes free will impossible.
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In this episode, taped on 04-28-11, I present suggestions to help us overcome the emotional and belief barriers that stand in the way of accepting the causal nature of our human will.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on September 28, 2012, producer George Ortega explains why free will is a yes or no issue, and even a partial free will is impossible. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced by George Ortega, with special guest Nick Vale, was taped in White Plains, New York on October 17, 2014. A free pdf of my book Free Will: Its Refutation, Societal Cost and Role in Climate Change Denial can be downloaded at http://refutation.webs.com/fw.pdf To discuss this and other topics presented on our TV show, visit our forum at http://geoandchanonfreewill.freeforums.net/board/1/general-board The debate over whether humans have a...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded April 26, 2012, producer and Host George Ortega describes the process of moving from a free will to a causal will perspective in our everyday life.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel describe why we humans are not "ultimately" responsible because we were created by God. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way. For a complete description of how Ortega spearheaded the huge buzz about free will that...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on May 15, 2011, George Ortega describes how the decades-long attrition of congregations can be reversed by having today's religions teach the truth that human will is causal rather than free.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on July 14, 2011, George Ortega presents some of the ways our lives would improve both personally and societally by overcoming our erroneous premise of free will.
Topics: god and free will, free will philosophy, do we have free will, free will debate, free will vs....
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, host George Ortega discusses Ruud Custers and Henk Aarts' landmark July 2, 2010 review paper challenging free will published in the prestigious peer-review journal Science. Among the work covered by the Utrecht University psychologists is research by Libet, Gleason, Wright, Bargh, Gilbert, Maas, Sheeran, Wildenbeest, Gollwitzer, Lee-Chai, Barndollar, Pearl, Hassin, Uleman, Cohen, Ferguson, Dollard, Tsuchiya, Jaynes, Veltkamp, Marien and...
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In this first episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on November 27, 2010, producer, writer, and host George Ortega describes how he came to understand that our human will is causal and unconscious rather than free.
Topics: “free will”, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause...
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosted by George Ortega and Mike was taped in White Plains, New York on August 4, 2014. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped March 2, 2001, I describe how the principle in biology and psychology that we always seek pleasure and avoid pain compels our every decision.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on July 26, 2011, George Ortega explains why it would be impossible for a will free of causality to act on matter that is completely governed by causality.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on August 9, 2011, George Ortega talks about how our perspective on human will dramatically effects our personal and societal responses to the economic challenges of our time.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped December 1, 2011, producer and host George Ortega talks extemporaneously about the nature of human will, and the importance of the topic to our world.
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosted by George Ortega and Mike Laster, with special guest Nick Vale, was taped on August 11, 2014. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped March 2, 2011, I explain how most people's strongest defense for free will, the idea that they "experience" their will as free, is mistaken in that what we all actually experience is our will. We thereafter infer as to whether it is free or causal.
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosted by George Ortega with special guest Enel, was recorded on January 21, 1014. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 05/30/13, producer George Ortega reviews why our human unconscious makes free will impossible. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New...
Topics: free will, determinism, free choice, fate, destiny, causal will, unconscious, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will presents part 1 of a talk that Jonathan M.S. Pearce delivered to the South Hampshire Humanist Society refuting free will. As the beginning of each episode asserts through a quote by American philosopher John Searle, demonstrating to the world that free will is an illusion 'would be a bigger revolution in our thinking than Einstein, or Copernicus, or Newton, or Galileo, or Darwin. It would alter our whole conception of our relation with the...
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosted by George Ortega with special guest Nick, was taped on April 11, 2014. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on August 2, 2012, hosts George and Enel explain that although human will is not free, we must nevertheless uphold ethical and legal standards. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way. For a complete description of how Ortega spearheaded the huge buzz about...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced and hosted by George Ortega, and taped on November 4, 2011, he describe the causal development of the Occupy Global Revolution of the 99%, and explores the implications of our adopting a causal will perspective about it's evolution and outcome.
Topics: free will, free will vs. determinism, free choice, causal will, unconscious will, cause and effect,...
This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will presents part 4 of a talk that Jonathan M.S. Pearce delivered to the South Hampshire Humanist Society refuting free will. As the beginning of each episode asserts through a quote by American philosopher John Searle, demonstrating to the world that free will is an illusion 'would be a bigger revolution in our thinking than Einstein, or Copernicus, or Newton, or Galileo, or Darwin. It would alter our whole conception of our relation with the...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, I begin with the premise that infants do not have a free will. If we ask when, exactly, an infant presumably acquires one, we can understand why the concept "free will" does not make sense, and is ultimately an illusion.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on September 6,2011, George Ortega describes all of the things we could do if we really had a free will.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on 03/07/13, producer George Ortega reviews English idioms that suggest our understanding that free will is an illusion. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including...
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosted by George Ortega and Mike in White Plains, New York, was taped on August 4, 2014. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific...
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosted by George Ortega and Mike was taped on August 4, 2014. To discuss this and other topics presented on our TV show, visit our forum at http://geoandchanonfreewill.freeforums.net/board/1/general-board The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on July 2, 2011, George Ortega explains that because deliberated decisions are made at the level of the unconscious, and are subject to causality, deliberation does not make for a free will.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on April 2, 2012, producer and host George Ortega describes what it is like, and the benefits, of losing one's sense of free will.
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n this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on April 26, 2012, producer and host George Ortega presents an 11 minute YouTube video clip by Beverly Goldberg discussing the ramifications of the belief in free will on our criminal justice system.
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on August 10, 2012, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel explore how ostensibly intelligent and educated individuals, and major societal institutions, fail to grasp the quite elementary conclusion that causality completely and unequivocally makes free will impossible. Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on September 14, 2012, co-hosts George Ortega and Enel describe why our world transcending the illusion of free will amounts to a new causal consciousness for our species. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in...
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Our conscious mind is not aware of our unconscious in real time. If all of the data we use to make decisions is in the unconscious, all decision making must also take place in the unconscious. In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on September 28, 2012, George Ortega reviews these concepts, and provides compelling evidence that free will must be absolutely impossible. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George...
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In this second episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, taped on November 27, 2010, I use real-time examples to explain why human beings have a causal will rather than a free will.
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Hosted by George Ortega and Enel, and recorded November 9, 2012, this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will reviews neurologist and New York Times bestselling author Sam Harris's March 2012 landmark book Free Will. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream...
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced by George Ortega, with special guest Nick Vale, was taped in White Plains, New York on October 17, 2014. A free pdf of my book Free Will: Its Refutation, Societal Cost and Role in Climate Change Denial can be downloaded at http://refutation.webs.com/fw.pdf To discuss this and other topics presented on our TV show, visit our forum at http://geoandchanonfreewill.freeforums.net/board/1/general-board The debate over whether humans have a...
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In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosts George and Nomi discuss with guest John Davis the various sociological ways to understands why free will is an illusion
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, hosted by George Ortega with special guest Nick, was taped on April 11, 2014. The debate over whether humans have a free will languished for centuries in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move the issue to the public arena in a big way. Ortega spearheaded a buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American...
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This episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, produced by George Ortega, with special guest Nick Vale, was taped in White Plains, New York on January 22, 2015. A free pdf of my book Free Will: Its Refutation, Societal Cost and Role in Climate Change Denial can be downloaded at http://refutation.webs.com/fw.pdf To discuss this and other topics presented on our TV show, visit our forum at http://geoandchanonfreewill.freeforums.net/board/1/general-board The debate over whether humans have a...
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